Gwen Dalton Chisholm

October 25, 2018 21 Condolences Print Obituary

April 21, 1961 – October 24, 2018   

Gwen passed away in hospital in Edmonton.  Typically she was strong and determined until the end.

She is survived by her beloved daughter Erica Chisholm and siblings: Ronalda (Bob) McDonald, Mary (Peter) Lowes, Al (Madelene) Dalton, Marg (Brian) Goldie. Eileen Dalton, Charlie (Rose) Dalton, Tony (Michelle) Dalton, Pauline (Allen) Spinney, John (Laura) Dalton and Monica (Adrian) Syms as well as her supportive friend Bill Papineau, aka Basement Bob.

She was predeceased by her parents Albert and Genevieve Dalton, sisters Waneta and Laura Lee and brother Douglas.

Gwen was born and grew up in Sydney, Nova Scotia and lived her adult life in Edmonton. Gwen was irreverent and scrappy with a wonderful soft heart. She was your friend for life.

Celebration of Gwen’s Life
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm noon
Trinity Funeral Home
10530 116 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

In lieu of flowers, donations via e-transfer, to Gwen’s daughter Erica Chisholm, at eccath@gmail.com will be appreciated.

  1. We got to know Gwen through our friend Monica Syms. Gwen always had us laughing before we parted ways and she will be sincerely missed. Our hearts go out to Erica, her daughter; our friend Monica, her sister; our new friend Pauline, her sister and to the rest of her family. Always cherish those sweet memories of Gwen for comfort in your time of grief and know, she of all people would rather you laugh than cry.

  2. I was shocked and saddened to hear of Gwen’s passing. Thinking of her daughter during this terrible time and the rest of the Dalton family. Another friend gone too soon.

  3. Growing up on Cabot Street Gwen and I spent many days playing together. Although we hadn’t seen each other in the recent years I will always remember her fondly. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and may fond memories of Gwen give them comfort in the days to come. Rest in peace dear friend. You will alway be remembered.

  4. So sorry to hear about Gwen. My thoughts are with you at such a sad time.

  5. Sorry to hear about Gwen. May God bless you at this sad time.

  6. My thoughts are with you. It has been a few years since we lived on Cabot and Atlantic Streets. Mary (Black)Barrett.

  7. God Bless Gwen’s family at this sad time .Loretta McDonald Diane. Raylene. and Sharon Ward. Arichat/ Sydney.

  8. I can’t express how sad I was to hear about Gwen’s passing. We always chatted (not often enough) about the good old days on Cabot Street. Lots of wonderful memories. Erica your Mom was a strong lady so find that strength. Family was very important to her and you have a big one. Call on them they will be there. Gwen will give them CRAP if they don’t. My THOUGHTS and PRAYERS are with you and the whole Dalton family. BIG LOSS!!!!!!

  9. Sincere Sympathy Erica on the loss of your mother Qwen and also my Dalton cousins on the loss of their sister. I am thinking of all of you.

  10. So saddened to hear of Gwen’s passing. We all grew up on Cabot St. and our families were so close.Gwen was one of the younger Dalton children so I didn’t know her as well. However I am sending my deepest condolences to her daughter Erica and the rest of her family. My prayers are with you all at this sad time.

  11. So very sorry to hear of Gwen’s passing?Our family lived on Cabot St. not far from the Dalton family and we were all great friends and neighbours. Our deepest sympathy to her daughter Erica and to Gwen’s brothers and sisters at this sad time. Know that she is in our thoughts and prayers.

  12. I am very sorry to hear of Gwen’s passing. Gwen and I graduated High School together. We had some great laughs in class.
    My prays are with you all during this time.
    God bless

  13. So sad to hear of Gwen’s passing. Known Gwen for a long time growing up on Cabot St. Gwen always smiled and loved a good laugh. Our thoughts and prayers are with Gwen’s family and all of the “Cabot street” Dalton’s. God Bless

  14. On behalf of Nellie Dalton’s family, (Albert’s sister), we would like to express our condolences to Erica and Gwen’s brothers and sisters on her passing. We will remember her in our thoughts and prayers. Carole Marie, Butch, Donnie and Margie

  15. On behalf of Nellie Dalton.s family(Alberts sister) we would like to pass along our condolences to Erica and Gwewn”s brothers and sisters
    We will remember her in our thoughts and prayers.
    Carole Marie, Butch, Donnie and Margie.

  16. So sorry to to hear of Gwen’s passing. Gwen always had a great smile and loved to laugh. Gwen will always be missed. Our prayers and thought are with Gwen’s family and also with the “Cabot St.” Dalton’s at this very difficult time. God Bless

  17. So sorry of hearing Gwen’s passing. Gwen always had a great smile and loved a good laugh.Our thoughts and prayers are with Gwen’s family and with the ‘Cabot St.” Dalton’s at this very difficult time. God Bless

  18. I am so glad that I got to see and visit Gwen when she first went into the hospital. One never expects this outcome but that you will be seeing her again. My condolences to her daughter and all the dalton family. Terrence rankin

  19. We are deeply sorry and saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Gwen and offer our condolences to her daughter Erica and family. We have know Gwen for the past 12 years and will always remember her as a very strong and capable woman, with a wonderful smile and laugh, which we still see and hear today. Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with Erica and the rest of the family in this very difficult time and we trust that Gwen is now in God’s hands.

  20. Sadness Overwhelms Us in this Time of Great Loss….as a Friend My Life will Never be the Same. Heaven is so Lucky to have You There….Love Always

  21. Our thoughts are with the entire family for the loss of Gwen. She will be missed. We are thinking especially about Erica at this time. Michelle, Per, Beatrix and Linnea

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